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BAŠKA

The Baška area on the south-eastern part of the island is particular for some of its curiosities. When we climb from the Punat valley, and at a height of around 330 m, we pass through the Treskavac hills, surrounded by the highest hill on the island (Obzova, around 570 m) and we then suddenly find ourselves […]

ISLAND OF KOŠLJUN

Island of Košljun, and Punat have being connected for centuries, the lives of the Franciscan friars and the people from Punat are mutually intertwined. So every visitor is sure to want to visit the island of Košljun which is served by “barkajoli” that continuously travel the 10 minutes journey from Punat to Košljun and back […]

PUNAT

Punat, located on the east coast of the more than 3 km long and 2 km wide Punat valley, is considered one of Krk’s more recent villages. However, this belief is connected to the fact that studies and more detailed reports regarding this area only began around a hundred years ago. Earlier it was part of […]

VRBNIK

Vrbnik is undoubtedly one of the most famous Croatian villages. It became famous thanks to its Glagolitic heritage and famous popular song with its special melody and content which is played and arranged in variety of performances and is called “Vrbniče nad morem” (Vrbnik above the sea). As with the other castles on the island, Vrbnik […]

KRK

The city of Krk was already mentioned by the blind Greek Homer in his famous poem under the name of Koureto, and many researchers connect this name with the inhabitants of the island of Krk. The city is dominated by the cathedral complex, although it is not located on a hill. Krk’s cathedral is, along with […]

HISTORY AND HERITAGE

The first data regarding the settlement, connected the island with the Illiric tribes – Japodians and Liburnians, then with the Greeks when the island was part of the Elektridic or Apsirtidik islands – now known as the Kvarner islands. Roman traces lead us to the end of the antique period and the first centuries of […]

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